Come to Brighton on the 15th of April for a fun outdoor workshop where I will teach you my style of dog photography. It’s fun, relaxed and informative and you can bring your dog.
I’ll show you easy-to-use techniques that you can start using straight away. You don’t need a posh camera. You’ll learn skills and ideas that work with any type of camera, but you will need a camera that can adjust aperture and shutter settings.
I will run 2 workshops, Basic and Advanced, each lasting 3-4 hours and for up to 6 participants and their dogs (you do not need to bring a dog).
Here’s what they cover:
- Making the best of lighting
- How to engage your dog and keep them interested
- The use of angles
- The importance of background, setting the scene and the rule of thirds
- Shutter techniques – capturing dogs at speed
- Aperture techniques – creating beautiful portraits
- How to photograph more than 1 dog at a time
- How to photograph dogs with people
You will also receive two booklets to take home with you that cover the course content.
How much does it cost?
- £150 for both workshops – Basic and Advanced workshops in a day as part of a group. Payable in advance through my site.
- We will visit two locations around Brighton. Generally, I like to go to one countryside location and one beach, but it depends on the weather conditions and so I always confirm a couple of days before.
What if the weather is poor?
- We can do the workshop in lots of weather conditions but if it’s due to rain we will postpone.
What are the times?
- We aim to finish around sunset time if it’s a sunny day but if it’s cloudy it will be a bit earlier. Again, I need to check the weather a couple of days before to confirm. The workshop will last approximately 7-8 hours or so, with a break in the middle to rest/eat/move locations.
Do I need to bring a dog?
- No. I can provide models but you must let me know if you are not bringing a dog. All dogs that attend must get along with other dogs. We can’t have any squabbles…
I don’t have a car
- Often I can pick people up from the train station but I am limited for space in this respect. Please let me know if you need a lift.
Do I need any photography skills?
- Not really, but it would be handy if you know how to adjust aperture, shutter and ISO on your camera. If you don’t know what these mean I can explain but there is, of course, less time for this on a group workshop. If you are a complete beginner you might want to consider a 1-1, but don’t let this put you off, I have had complete beginners attend these workshops and get a lot out of them.